The beautiful calligraphy of Luca Barcellona

I just read the interview with Milan based designer Luca Barcellona in the debut issue of Codex (the cover of which features his work) and I am inspired by his philosophies and dedicated approach…

I just read the interview with Milan based designer Luca Barcellona in the debut issue of Codex (the cover of which features his work) and I am inspired by his philosophies and dedicated approach to his craft.

“Writing is strictly connected with the message it delivers. There is a writing style for every word or message you want to show.” – Luca Barcellona, Codex Issue 01

Luca enjoys practicing by illustrating words or phrases from music he finds personally meaningful. His skills have been called in by global brands such as Carhartt, Nike, Zoo York, Dolce&Gabbana, Sony BMG and Volvo, but what keeps him passionate is the never-ending quest for for new styles and mediums.

A few examples of Luca’s work from his Flickr:

The calligraphy of Luca Barcellona

The calligraphy of Luca Barcellona

The calligraphy of Luca Barcellona

The calligraphy of Luca Barcellona

The calligraphy of Luca Barcellona

The calligraphy of Luca Barcellona

The calligraphy of Luca Barcellona

The calligraphy of Luca Barcellona

The calligraphy of Luca Barcellona

The calligraphy of Luca Barcellona

The calligraphy of Luca Barcellona

The calligraphy of Luca Barcellona

See Luca Barcellona in action, creating the above piece. Absolutely mesmerising:

Author: Imar

Imar Krige is a professional graphic designer and typography enthusiast from Cape Town, South Africa.

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